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The best of the scientists today do not fully understand, how evolution affects religious discourse

Epigraph: And many of them follow nothing but conjecture. Surely, conjecture avails nothing against truth. (Al Quran 10:37)   The proverbial elephant in the room The Muslim Times’ collection about…

Evolution – Survival Without Direction?

Source: Review of Religions, February 2015 By Dr. Adeel Bajwa – Birmingham UK The Muslim Times’ perspective is explained in the comment section Introduction The theory of evolution by natural selection was…

Canada Legalizes Physician-Assisted Dying

February 6, 2015 Canada today provided terminally-ill citizens with increased peace of mind and control over the dying process. The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that those who are terminally…

Why Bill Nye Calls Evolution ‘Undeniable’ and Creationism ‘Inane’

By Jane J. Lee National Geographic PUBLISHED JANUARY 25, 2015 Darwin’s theory explains so much of the world, from bumblebees to human origins, says the Science Guy. With a jaunty…

‘Half of UK people’ will get cancer

Source: BBC By James Gallagher, Health editor, BBC News website One in two people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, analysis suggests. Cancer…

UK MPs say yes to three-person babies

Source:BBC MPs have voted in favour of the creation of babies with DNA from two women and one man, in an historic move. The UK is now set to become…

London Museum’s ‘Dippy’ dinosaur makes way for blue whale

Source: BBC By Jonathan Amos, Science correspondent, BBC News The exchange will not happen overnight: the complex logistics involved mean it will be 2017 before the great cetacean is hanging from…

Grapefruit and pills mix warning

Source: BBC Doctors have warned of a “lack of knowledge” about the dangers of mixing some medications with grapefruit. The fruit can cause overdoses of some drugs by stopping the…

Mystery Of Ancient ‘Kennewick Man’ Skeleton May Soon Be Solved

The Huffington Post  |  By Jacqueline Howard It’s been called the most important ancient human skeleton ever unearthed in North America. But “Kennewick Man”–so named because it was found in…

12 Minute Video: Everything You Wanted to Know about Guided Evolution

This speech was presented at the Holy Quran and Science Symposium held on November 15th, 2014 at Bait-ur-Rehman Mosque in Silver Spring, Maryland. Presentation by Zia H. Shah MD He…

Videos: Biological Evolution Session of Quran and Science Symposium 2014

Recitation from the Holy Qur’an (Ch 57:V1-­6) – Adeel Malik: Darwinian Evolution 101 and the clash with Creationism – Zia H Shah MD: The Quran and Evolution – Imam Naseem…

This adorable dinosaur is worth some Jurassic hugs

Source: USA Today For a dinosaur, celebrity status is usually achieved by being big, belligerent or both. The big headliners of 2014 were a dinosaur as massive as a 747…

Chromosome Study Traces All Men To Man Who Lived 135,000 Years Ago

Source: Huffington Post Now this story will blow your mind. According to research almost every man alive can trace his origin to one man who lived over 135,000 years ago. It is…

James Watson selling Nobel prize ‘because no-one wants to admit I exist’

Source: The Telegraph  By Keith Perry, Nov 2014 World-famous biologist James Watson said he is selling the Nobel Prize medal he won in 1962 for discovering the structure of DNA because…

Scientists create precursors to human egg and sperm

Scientists at the University of Cambridge working with the Weizmann Institute have created primordial germ cells – cells that will go on to become egg and sperm – using human…

Smartphone use ‘changing our brains’

Source: BBC By Michelle Roberts, Health editor, BBC News online Our brains are adapting to touchscreen smartphone technology say researchers who have carried out a study on human volunteers. The scientists…

Brain Network That Gives Humans Superior Reasoning Skills

When it comes to getting out of a tricky situation, we humans have an evolutionary edge over other primates. Take, as a dramatic example, the Apollo 13 voyage in which…

A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years

Source: BBC The fossils had previously been classified as belonging to a different dinosaur group. But Nick Longrich, from the University of Bath, found they closely resembled a dinosaur from…

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